The top Nokian winter tires are the Nokian WR G3 and Nokian Hakkapeliitta series, which includes the Hakkapeliitta 7, 8 and R2. These tires receive top ratings from experts at Consumer Reports, and also receive positive consumer ratings. They stand out for excellent traction, braking and treadlife, among other features.
The Nokian WR G3 tires perform exceptionally well on dry pavement, along with snow and ice, say experts at Consumer Reports. They have superior grip on dry and wet roads, and offer a high degree of handling. These tires have an average tread life of 12,000 miles, and make good year-round tires as well. Tires in the Hakkapeliitta series also have good handling capabilities and have environmentally friendly designs that help reduce fuel consumption. They also deliver a quiet, comfortable ride.